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Threat to 23,000 US Jobs amid Trump Solar Tax

Solar tariffs set to be introduced by the Trump administration will come with the loss of 23,000 US jobs in the first year alone, and significant setbacks in clean energy adoption.
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Innovative Food Waste to Soil Scheme Launches in Toronto

An innovative recycling scheme that converts food waste to compost in 11 days is being launched by a private property management service in Toronto, Canada. A joint venture between Bentall Kennedy's property management team and...
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Cape Town Will Run Out of Water in Fewer Than 100 Days

There is a water crisis facing Cape Town, and it's so severe the city is expected to run out of water in fewer than 100 days. To manage the severe water shortage, the South African...
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The Tesla Semi Electric Transport Truck Spotted on the Roads

In mid-November of last year, Elon Musk unveiled two new Tesla products: the Tesla 2020 Roadster, and the Tesla Semi, a fully-electric transport truck. For the first time, the Tesla Semi has been spotted in...
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China’s New Recycling Policies May Spark an International Waste Crisis

The current state of North American recycling results in much of our recyclables being shipped to China for processing. But a new policy being implemented by China is going to place much stricter controls on...
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Ford to Splash $11 billion on Electric and Hybrid Cars

Ford has set out an ambitious plan to plough an extra $7 billion into its investment schedule for electric and hybrid cars. But the total $11 billion investment over the next four years has one...
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China Leads World’s Renewable Energy Investment

As the United States dropped out of the Paris climate accord, China has become the global trendsetter in renewable energy. The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis revealed the country cemented its leadership qualities with...
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Is Solar-Powered Bitcoin Mining the Future?

Bitcoin took a wild ride in 2017. Even though the end of the year was marred with big price dips and controversies surrounding major virtual currency exchanges, it’s clear that Bitcoin took the financial world...
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How Do Plastic Bags Affect Our Environment?

Whether you live in an urban megacity or rural farmland, you surely see plastic bags blowing around anytime you leave the house. Some blow across roads like post-apocalyptic tumbleweed, while others become snagged in the...
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The Future of Plastics: Reusing the Bad and Encouraging the Good

Plastics have got themselves a bad name, mainly for two reasons: most are made from petroleum and they end up as litter in the environment. However, both of these are quite avoidable. An increased focus...

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